Noyes Family History

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Noyes Name Meaning

English (South Wales): patronymic from Noe.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Noye, Noyce, Nobles, Boyes, Hoyes, Moyes, Sones, Nokes, Bayes, Somes

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Noyes Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Noyes name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Noyes. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • France


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Noyes Family Origin

Where is the Noyes family from?

Noyes Family Occupations

What did your Noyes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Noyes family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Noyes. The most common Noyes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Noyes's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer


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Noyes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 86,000 census records available for the last name Noyes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Noyes census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Noyes. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 23,000 military records available for the last name Noyes. For the veterans among your Noyes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Noyes Life Expectancy

What is the average Noyes lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Noyes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Noyes in 1945 was 27, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Noyes ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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